Manage complexity and working smart in Adobe Photoshop– EP 27/33
Get the project folder from the overview video.
In this tutorial we are going to bring together, all the creative elements we created over the past 2 videos and place them into the book cover document.
In this tutorial I will be demonstrating a smart way to manage complexity in photoshop.
00:01:33 - Drag cloud illustrations into header composition
00:07:34 - Place header composition into main book cover document
KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS USED IN THIS VIDEO:
V - Move tool
Press & hold shift + click - Select multiple layers
cmd (Ctrl PC) + T - Free transform
cmd (Ctrl PC) + W - Close document
cmd (Ctrl PC) + G - Group layers
cmd (Ctrl PC) + S - Save document
Press & hold alt + shift + click & drag - Scale object (with free transform tool active)
cmd (Ctrl PC) + ; - Show guides
In this video tutorial, I will be using Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.
Tutorial by GD.
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Written by Gareth David